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Tirupati Balaji Temple

03 Mar

Balaji Temple South India

Bala Ji Temple :-

Tirupati is located in Andhra Pradesh. Tirupati is an ancient Hindu temple town having historical references in Puranas. The temple of Lord Venkateswara is located on the Tirumala hill and Tirupati is at the foot steps of the Tirumala hills. Every day around 1 lakh people visit this place. It has great reputation for famous temples. The newly created “Greater Tirupati” covers a large area with a population of over 10 lakhs, covering geographical area from Srikalahasti in the north to Puttur in the south, which is about 1400 sq km. Tirupati has one international airport, and is head quarters to six universities. The National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is located at Gadanki near Tirupati. NARL is engaged in fundamental research related to atmospheric and space sciences and developing various types of radars and lidars for atmospheric studies. Temples located in and around Tirupati include: 1. Sri Padmavathi Devi temple at Tiruchanooru (Alamelu Mangapuram) 2. Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple at Srinivasa Mangapuram. According to legend, Lord Venkateswara stayed here after his marriage with Sri Padmavathi Devi, before proceeding to Tirumala. 3. Govindaraja Swamy Temple in Tirupati adjacent to the railway station (Lord Vishnu in Anantasayanam pose). Saint Ramanujacharya consecrated this temple in 1130 AD. 4. Kapila Teertham in Tirupati town at the base of Tirumala Hills dedicated to Lord Siva 5. Sri Kodandaramaswami Temple, Tirupati built by Chola kings during the tenth century AD 6. Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple at Srikalahasti 7. Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple at Narayanavanam (40 km from Tirupati). Lord Sri Venkateswaraswami and Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru, daughter of Akasa Maharaja were married here.

 
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Posted by on March 3, 2012 in Travel India

 

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4 responses to “Tirupati Balaji Temple

  1. harikaharish

    August 25, 2012 at 6:17 am

    Nice information on Tirupati………http://www.tirupatibooking.com

     
  2. cattalespress

    March 10, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Beautiful. Definitely one to add to the itinerary!

     
    • Amresh Kumar

      March 11, 2013 at 12:06 am

      Yes it is…Thanks for taking the time to read my post, and for liking it. God bless you!

       

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